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Becker: Season 1
rating:3.0

Becker: Season 1

1998Runtime:0 minutes
From barkeep to M.D., Ted Danson followed up his success on one long-running sitcom ("Cheers") with -- what else? -- another long-running sitcom, this one about a cranky Bronx physician who's a pussycat at heart. Constantly befuddled by the world around him, Dr. John Becker (Danson) manages to offend just about anyone who tries to get close. Hattie Winston and Terry Farrell co-star, and first-season guest stars include Ray Romano and Bill Cosby.

Directed by:

  • Andy Ackerman
  • Lee Shallat-Chemel
  • Ken Levine
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Sergeant Cribb: Set 2
    rating:3.0

    Sergeant Cribb: Set 2

    1981Runtime:0 minutes
    The shrewd sleuthing of pokerfaced Sgt. Cribb (played by Alan Dobie) mingles with a wry look at Victorian England's foibles in this atmospheric adaptation of Peter Lovesey's novels. In the second series, Cribb must suffer the indignities meted out by his superiors at Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Dept. -- that is, when he can't pass the buck to his assistant. The show's supporting cast includes William Simons and David Waller.

    Directed by:

  • Julian Amyes
  • Alan Grint
  • Oliver Horsbrugh
  • Mary McMurray
  • Brian Mills
  • George Spenton-Foster
  • June Wyndham-Davies
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Gilmore Girls: Season 2
    rating:3.0

    Gilmore Girls: Season 2

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Catch all 22 Season 2 episodes of the popular WB series about thirtysomething mom Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham), who grapples with the challenges of single parenting as teenage daughter Rory (Alexis Bledel) adjusts to a new private school and develops an interest in boys. Meanwhile, Lorelai bristles under the watchful gaze of her own sometimes-disapproving parents, even as she attempts to negotiate the dating world herself.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Sherman-Palladino
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Girlfriends: Season 6
    rating:3.0

    Girlfriends: Season 6

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    The sixth season of this Emmy-nominated sitcom sees the girls returning for a new round of relationship trials and triumphs, including Maya (Golden Brooks) and Darnell's (Khalil Kain) marriage and Lynn's (Persia White) tumultuous affair with a lesbian. Love, money, career: Modern life in L.A. may not be simple, but with a little support and straight talk from one another, these four girlfriends will find a way through.

    Directed by:

  • Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Girlfriends: Season 4
    rating:3.0

    Girlfriends: Season 4

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Facing life's tough issues together, girlfriends Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross), Toni (Jill Marie Jones), Maya (Golden Brooks), Lynn (Persia White) rely on one another for hearty support and a dose of laughter in Season 4 of the Emmy-nominated sitcom. While Joan makes a tough choice about her love relationship, Toni's marriage falters, and William (Reginald C. Hayes) realizes he has feelings for Joan.

    Directed by:

  • Leonard R. Garner Jr.
  • Sheldon Epps
  • Katy Garretson
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Girlfriends: Season 7
    rating:3.0

    Girlfriends: Season 7

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    This long-running comedy returns for a fresh new season in which Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) tries to recapture the old magic by making amends with the girlfriends, and Lynn (Persia White) pursues her music career in earnest. Meanwhile, Monica (Keesha Sharp) and William's (Reginald C. Hayes) relationship isn't all that it seems, and Monica is caught in the middle between the feuding friends. Is the special bond between these women dissolving?

    Directed by:

  • Salim Akil
  • Mary Lou Belli
  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Girlfriends: Season 8
    rating:3.0

    Girlfriends: Season 8

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    The friendship is back and stronger than ever in the eighth season of this award-winning series. This year, Lynn (Persia White) faces a tough decision while pursuing her music career, Maya (Golden Brooks) struggles through pregnancy and the writing of her second book, Monica (Keesha Sharp) experiences marriage woes, and Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) tries to cope with Aaron's (Richard T. Jones) deployment to Iraq. Erykah Badu guest stars as herself.

    Directed by:

  • Salim Akil
  • Mary Lou Belli
  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    NYPD Blue: Season 4
    rating:3.0

    NYPD Blue: Season 4

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Volatile Det. Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) and Det. Bobby Simone (Jimmy Smits) continue to clean up New York City's mean streets, dispensing another sobering dose of reality in the fourth season of this Emmy-winning drama series. Andrea Thompson joins the cast as intrepid Det. Jill Kirkendall, a single mother who may derail Simone's budding romance with Det. Diane Russell (Kim Delaney). Guests include Lucy Liu, Reni Santoni and Donna Pescow.

    Directed by:

  • Mark Tinker
  • Steven DePaul
  • Donna Deitch
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Extremely Dangerous
    rating:3.0

    Extremely Dangerous

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Neil Byrne (Sean Bean) has been convicted of murdering his wife and daughter. Of course, he pleads his innocence, unaware that he's being used as a pawn in a huge conspiracy that involves the entire British police department. On the lam, Byrne must discover who killed his family and keep from being offed himself by the British mob and government agents. An evocative thriller that will keep you guessing until the end.

    Directed by:

  • Sallie Aprahamian
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Girlfriends: Season 3
    rating:3.0

    Girlfriends: Season 3

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Close friends Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross), Toni (Jill Marie Jones), Maya (Golden Brooks), Lynn (Persia White) and William (Reginald C. Hayes) continue to help one another along life's bumpy road as they confront issues of love, career and money in Season 3 of the Emmy-nominated sitcom. As marriage woes continue for Maya, Toni finds love where she least expected, and Joan's jealousy causes a rift between her and Toni.

    Directed by:

  • Sheldon Epps
  • Mary Lou Belli
  • Leonard R. Garner Jr.
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Taggart: The Hit Man Set
    rating:3.0

    Taggart: The Hit Man Set

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Mark McManus reprises his role as the indefatigable, tough-as-nails Jim Taggart, a detective who lives by his own rules at the Maryhill Police Department, in this trio of episodes from the gritty sleuth series set in Scotland. Taggart tries to exonerate an old friend accused of a string of homicides, endeavors to identify two skulls found at a construction site and takes on puzzling murders that may be racially motivated.

    Directed by:

  • Graham Theakston
  • Gordon Flemyng
  • Mary McMurray
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Charles in Charge: Season 5
    rating:3.0

    Charles in Charge: Season 5

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    In the wake of a disastrous summer vacation, everything seems to be falling apart: Charles (Scott Baio) gets rid of all his rules, Walter (James T. Callahan) moves out and Sarah (Josie Davis) invites a homeless man to live with the family. But the real drama in the fifth and final season of this popular 1980s sitcom hangs on whether Charles gets into graduate school at Princeton University.

    Directed by:

  • Scott Baio
  • Christine Ballard
  • Zane Buzby
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Charles in Charge: Season 4
    rating:3.0

    Charles in Charge: Season 4

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    Suspicion is in the air as the fourth season kicks off with Buddy (Willie Aames) spreading rumors that Mrs. Powell (Sandra Kerns) has a boyfriend. But the joke's on Buddy when she reveals that her "boyfriend" is actually her husband, Cmdr. Powell (James O'Sullivan). Later, Lillian (Ellen Travolta) walks away from Sid's Pizza Parlor to launch a new business venture -- a nostalgic diner dubbed the Yesterday Café.

    Directed by:

  • Scott Baio
  • Zane Buzby
  • Christine Ballard
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood
    rating:3.0

    The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    The cinematic careers of Latino stars are celebrated in this progressive retrospective that deftly chronicles their many contributions. Movie clips and special interviews are used to narrate the importance of stars such as Anthony Quinn, Rita Moreno, Benicio Del Toro, Antonio Banderas, Desi Arnaz, Salma Hayek, John Leguizamo, Jennifer Lopez, Carmen Miranda and many more, from their beginnings in silent films to more contemporary fare.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy De Los Santos
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Durham County: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    Durham County: Season 1

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Eager for a new beginning, Detective Mike Sweeney (Hugh Dillon) transfers to Durham County with his wife, Audrey (Helene Joy) -- in recovery from breast cancer -- and two daughters. But there's trouble in suburban paradise. In particular, a serial killer is on the loose. As Sweeney gets sucked into the ugly case, his suspicions turn to his neighbor Ray (Justin Louis), a man he has known since high school, in this disturbing crime drama series.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Mitchell
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    First Among Equals
    rating:3.0

    First Among Equals

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    Adapted from Jeffrey Archer's best-selling novel, this BAFTA-nominated miniseries about four British politicians goes behind the closed doors of Parliament, where unscrupulous behavior and political corruption abound.

    Directed by:

  • John Gorrie
  • Brian Mills
  • Sarah Harding
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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